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Forum: RV-7/7A 05-28-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,164
Posted By 622BH
My Error

Nige:
I had to go to the hangar today - Fire Marshall Inspection - while there, I pulled out the drawings and ----- Apparently my gray hair is giving me erroneous memories.
I couldn't find anything...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-28-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,164
Posted By 622BH
Nice

I'll be working on the plane this weekend and will make a note to research. I'll post my findings in a couple of days.

The title of this post was supposed to be NIGE, not Nice; bloody...
Forum: California 05-25-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By 622BH
All valid replies

Everyone that has provided feedback have valid replies.
I spent 11 of my 20 years in the Marine Corps stationed at 29 Palms.
The winds and heat can be brutal for those that have not...
Forum: California 05-25-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By 622BH
KTNP

The last time I flew to KTNP (Twentynine Palms) there are no hangars for transient parking. You'll be left with parking your plane in the desert sun.
I recommend you get a cover - i.e. Bruce's - to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-22-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By 622BH
My Experience Too

Agreed, I've tried the search function several times and get similar results you describe - a bit frustrating.

Thanks for the links to the pertinent threads. I think I'll be buying some new hose and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-21-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By 622BH
Thanks Brian

I searched for "Clamps" and didn't find that link. I know I had seen the thread previously - just couldn't find it again.

From what I'm seeing, people have tried them, but haven't posted any results...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-21-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By 622BH
Corbin Clamps?

Has anyone used, or is anyone currently using, Corbin Clamps instead of the threaded hose clamps traditionally used for securing various hoses on an aircraft engine?
My limited research finds "low...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-15-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,164
Posted By 622BH
A models vs Non-A models

I thought about trying the handle style Dan & Keith are showing, and I saw on a 7. What I found on my 9A was at 5 foot 10 inches, I was not tall enough to reach to the middle of the canopy to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-15-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,164
Posted By 622BH
On my 9A

The plans for my 9A had an angle with a "finger" hole in it for lifting to open the slider. I also found a hook tool that I used for about the first six months to "grab onto the finger hole" and lift...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-02-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By 622BH
Recent Experience...

I've recently had an experience where the Throttle seemed to bind at the idle point and with a push to about ˝ throttle it moved smoothly. On inspection I found the cable, after the mounting near the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By 622BH
Yes, If...

If you consider the Harbor Freight Motorcycle Wheel Balancer as an acceptable device. I have one and have balanced all three of my wheels.
Yes, 1+ ounce of weight per wheel to get them properly...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-28-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By 622BH
That's the issue

The cable is the length specified. The measurements "C & D" are to spec. Its where the mounting threads are located. And I'm pretty sure they will push back to the fact the cable was manufactured to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-27-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By 622BH
Form Filled and Submitted

Yeah, I filled out their special order form, with all the measurements taken from the stock throttle cable, and a photo of it showing the position of the mounting threads; additionally in the email...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-27-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By 622BH
McFarlane VA Throttle?

I have a YIO-320-D1A with FlyEFII Throttle Body. I ordered a McFarlane Vernier-Assist Throttle Cable and in my order I expressed concerns about where their support threads were in relationship to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,510
Posted By 622BH
The BIGGER the better

Get as large a radius as you can. Ask your DAR what the largest radius they are permitted (on their own) to give you.
I got 100 miles. During phase one "endurance" testing that 200 mile diameter...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-23-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,759
Posted By 622BH
Isn't it Great?

Having multiple choices to achieve the same, or very similar results. Just as there are a LOT of choices of cars/trucks to choose from just to get from point A to B, when just one would accomplish...
Forum: Reviews 02-21-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,700
Posted By 622BH
Interesting...

Dan, NOT an argument; when I followed the Van's installation manual and components with the old conventional FI system there was a call for a hole to be drilled in the firewall flange that was to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-20-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By 622BH
Think to the Future

Once upon a time...
I used the Van's designated firewall pass-throughs. For the Lycoming provided Fuel Injection system they worked well.
Though I toyed with the idea of FlyEFII fuel injection system...
Forum: Reviews 02-20-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,700
Posted By 622BH
No and No

No pooling. As you say, the injectors are electronically turned on for a specific period of time when the ignition is turned on.

The Sniffle Valve was part of the old legacy FI system, attached to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-04-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,058
Posted By 622BH
That's Quite the Process!

Wow! All that to get the lettering on the panel. Plus you now have all that hardware and supplies. Seems you should go into a small side-business to get some return-on-investment.
I don't have a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-04-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,058
Posted By 622BH
Steve Smith?

Steve, did you have / purchase the laminator they describe as being part of the process? If not, why not? If so, which one did you purchase.
In total, what was your set-up process & $$$?
Could you...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,386
Posted By 622BH
Indian Head Gasket Shellac

An IA friend suggested I use INDIAN HEAD GASKET SHELLAC for fuel lines. He indicated NAPA had it...
Looking on the shelf at the local store I couldn't find it. Asked a desk clerk - they have it in...
Forum: Reviews 01-27-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,700
Posted By 622BH
"My Beebe"

I finished the upgrade from the Legacy to System 32 this summer in my RV-9A "My Beebe."
What a significant improvement in performance the 32 has made. I modified the Engine Control mount to include a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By 622BH
Suggestion

I suggest you go to Infinity website and download the switch / ordering form. That lists all the options available. Next, think about how you want to use the stick switches and after giving it much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By 622BH
My Experience

Albeit 7 years ago, there is no "default" you tell them what switch configurations you want in each location. There should be no need for re-wiring.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By 622BH
Small Screwdriver

I used a small screwdriver. After getting a start on the clip I then used a small screwdriver to work the rest of the clip onto the retainer. Takes about 30 seconds per device.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By 622BH
How About A "Renew" Option

Why can't they put a "Renew" option in our accounts so we don't have to go through the frustration of finding the package we want / need every year.
Since most of us will want / need the same package...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 543,299
Posted By 622BH
Stratus 3 ADS-B External Antenna Clip?

Steve,
I sent you a PM but figured I would post here for others' input.

I have a Stratus 3 Receiver that I intend to mount off the glare shield (likely on the center tunnel over the fuel pump) so it...
Forum: Oregon 12-10-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By 622BH
Yep!

I just communicated with Jason today. He thought he had sent me a message to let me know he was up & flying. But, I never received it.
Good to hear he is flying.
I had my 9A there in the NE Ts for a...
Forum: Oregon 12-10-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By 622BH
Jason Rood

Jason is also a former Naval Aviator home-based there in KHIO. He's building - should be near completion - an 8A. Ask around and see if you can hook up with him.
I'll contact him and see if he will...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By 622BH
Just Make Sure...

you remove the "plug" to the vent line after you install the new / repaired drain. Bad things happen if you forget it.
As mentioned above, if you have a spare drain ready to go, using a finger to cap...
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-20-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By 622BH
On Order

They should be arriving just in time for the annual. Perfect timing on the OP's part.
:)
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By 622BH
Thanks Keith

Thanks for that search info.
Much appreciated.
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-20-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By 622BH
Pairs or Individuals?

Do the Omegas come in pairs or do you have to purchase them individually? (Male / Female)
Also, did you use the miniature version or standard?
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,784
Posted By 622BH
Bobby

Didn't mean to incite a "primer war." Just wanted to post my experience with the new tire/tube set-up.

I fully understand and agree with the view that whatever you prefer, go with it and ignore the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,784
Posted By 622BH
Reviews here & FBO

After reading the reviews here and chatting with the local FBO, I decided to "pull the trigger" and purchased the Desser Monsters and the Michelin Air Stop Tubes (tubes from ACS). Other than stock,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,784
Posted By 622BH
Nice Suggestion Steve

Are you airing the Lamb tire to 50 PSI?

The taxi tip is a nice trick if there’s a cross wind. My airport has a predominant head/tail-wind right down the taxiway. So the crown and brakes get used a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-19-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,784
Posted By 622BH
Oh What A Difference...

Just changed out the stock tires for Desser Monsters 5.00-5 and Michelin Air Stop Tubes. Balanced at 40 PSI.
Much better taxi and Take-off / Landing roll than before.

Stock tires limited me to 35...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,536
Posted By 622BH
$$$

When I mentioned the name of the builder who introduced me to RV aircraft, he received a $100.00 check / credit and thanked me for mentioning his name. That was 10 years ago. Don't know if Van's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,513
Posted By 622BH
AFS is Great & Less $$$$

I have two AFS 5600T EFIS in my 9A.
They are configurable to permit you to choose whether some information is displayed or not.
The one thing I like about them - from an IFR point of view - is that...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-05-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,461
Posted By 622BH
Forward of Spare Under Gear Weldment

On my RV-9A I mounted two COMANT antennae under the Gear Weldments. They are the required minimum space apart and the weldments prevent anyone's feet from contacting the BNC connectors.
I've never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By 622BH
Drop Violently?

About 300 hours on my 9A and a few landings. Never have I had the nose wheel drop violently on landing. Holding the stick back, and progressively pulling to keep the nose off always results in a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-27-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,251
Posted By 622BH
Exchange?

NTK sensors are significantly more durable than Bosch sensors in such environments

Anyone know if the NTK and Bosch (PLX) sensors are directly interchangeable? My question focuses on the cable...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,251
Posted By 622BH
According to Theory...

Lead deposits are most likely when "cool" temps are permitted in the cylinders (and exhaust in the case of the O2 sensor). Robert at EFII recommends placing the sensor bung up close to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,603
Posted By 622BH
Trip Point Elimination

From experience I've found having the flaps down - A model 9 - eliminates catching the shoe toe on the flap trailing edge.
With flaps down it is noticeably easier, and more comfortable getting in and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
Standalone AFS

Sorry, no there was no discussion about those systems. I have the Dynon AOA Pitot, feeding into my 5600T EFIS.
If the standalone units feed into your EFIS, where I imagine some processing is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
AFS Update in Testing

Spoke with AFS yesterday. Their software update containing the AOA audio tones is in the testing phase now. Not known when it will be rolled out, but they're aggressively testing to get it out...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
AFS is not the same as Dynon

I know AFS is a sub-company of Dynon. However, they are not the same systems. What Skyview has is not necessarily in the AFS EFIS units.
Ken - software engineer at AFS - has been working on software...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
Six Months On. Status Update?

Rob,
Checking in to see if there's any noteworthy update on Ken getting the software modified to give out the AOA tones?
I, and I'm sure many more, hope you and yours are fairing well during the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
HUD
Views: 3,364
Posted By 622BH
RC1047 ?

RC1047,
I'm intrigued by your posting. Using the AFS5600T system in my 9A, I've thought about getting the GRT system as an add-on strictly for the HUD function.
Your working with AFS to develop an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,595
Posted By 622BH
AFS Users

For those who use AFS EFIS - after downloading the ALD files simply change the ALD to CVS; confirm you want to use CVS, then any spreadsheet program will work with it un-impeded. Mac as well as PC...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-11-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,963
Posted By 622BH
K-FOUR Switcches

I found some K4 LEDs at a local auto parts store. Investigated the company and contacted them directly. They have a lot of styles and will sell direct.
For my Engine Cowl indicator I use their red...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-08-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,818
Posted By 622BH
To VP or Not To VP?

This question is pretty much like the Primer Wars...
There will be those who "love" their VP product, and those who think the "old way" is still the best way.

Without a customer base willing to test...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,842
Posted By 622BH
Sigmond

Back in the eighties, while in the Marine Corps, I became a certified hypnotherapist (for my own edification). Using hypnosis, I helped a number of people and, when things got slow in a class - I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-23-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,237
Posted By 622BH
Yes, But...

Anywhere you have electrons flowing, there will be places that "must be" soldered. There's just no other way of making the "permanent" connection.
Whether you use 60/40 or 63/37 - makes no bloody...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-23-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,237
Posted By 622BH
60/40

Back to the original OP ?
Use 60/40. Whether you choose resin core or no resin core is up to you; however, you should have some resin available to perform the "cleaning" function that results in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By 622BH
Washers Used

I have the mod on my 9A, using both washers. Works great.
My question: Where is your cotter pin hole drilled?

With no tweaking required, the mod worked perfectly on my bird.
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Posted By 622BH
Finishing

Taking advice from a nine-time Lancair builder, I used Hi-Build Primer from Napa Auto parts to smooth the weave surface for painting. The Hi-Build Primer will also take care of air-bubble issues. Be...
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Posted By 622BH
Next Step

Sure, the Carbon-Fiber is not "necessary" for the rear skirt, I just wanted the strength / weight benefit.
I created the "layers" on a sheet of mylar / Poly. Squeegied as much of the resin out as...
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Posted By 622BH
What I did...

I cut the pieces to fit about ? the length, overlapping at the doghouse. The first layer was standard glass cloth - this eliminates corrosion issues with carbon-fiber, which was the remaining...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By 622BH
S12 Centennial

2020 marks S12 (Albany Muni - Albany, Oregon) 100th anniversary. Albany airport was founded way back when by a 13 year-old lad and his brother. They saved their pennies and built an airplane and then...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-10-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,739
Posted By 622BH
Free FR!

Yes, there are a few Flight Instructors out there who will give FRs in the RVs. My CFI has told me he'll do my FR for free as long as he gets to fly in my 9A.
Can't help but rag-on-him about buying a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
Outstanding!

Looking forward to that update! That will be a really nice "addition" to the system and safety.
Having everything internal (software wise) using already existing wiring to the comm panel keeps it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 10,260
Posted By 622BH
Timeline?

Rob,
Any idea of a timeline for when Ken will be getting an audible tone output similar to ON SPEED enabled on the 5600T units. Since there is an "Angle-Angle-Push" alert already in existence, moving...
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